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Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
. the tea party jefferson the small government, and the government is that--the best government is the government that governor least. the reason why i do this, it's almost never all one or another. compromise is not always a virtue. one way is not always the best bay as we learned under civil rights. so understanding how the greatest politicians maneuvered, i think not only it should give us lessons about the practice of politics, but it should also tend to lower our blood pressure pressures a bit about every moment is not an epic moment. it's just not. >> gavin: good point. >> but you're living through it so it feels that way. for jefferson these were. the british were going to come back. in fact, the british did come back in 1812. my hope is by covering the human jefferson and the political jefferson--i don't want to be too sappy about it, but to my mind it redeems politics to some extent. this is arguably one of the most talented american of his time, was for 40 years a working politician. he believed there was an innate connection between culture and the life of the mind and p
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